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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring (E)-1,5-Octadien-3-one
Latest JECFA evaluation 2008 (Session 69)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1,5-Octadien-3-one
JECFA number 1848
CAS number 65213-86-7
FEMA number 4405
COE number
FLAVIS number 07.190
Molecular weight 124.18
Chemical formula C8H12O
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; Penetrating earthy aroma
Solubility Practically insoluble to insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 168-169°
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.424-1.464
Specific gravity 0.890-0.900
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